By Tim Jeal
'A majestic Victorian tale... filthy rich attorney Esmond, discarded illegitimate son of a peer, has pinched his strategy to the pinnacle of his occupation, whereas his good-looking, debt-ridden cavalry officer brother Clinton has inherited the identify and the ancestral domestic. attractive actress Theresa, a widow, a fierce unfastened spirit with a sinewy wit, is the lady either will love.' Kirkus Reviews
'It is uncommon during this box to satisfy the realities of ardour, its shifts and treacheries; whilst this combines with wealthy historic info, together with recondite felony and monetary ones, the result's outstanding.' Observer
'The novel does imperatively make you need to recognize what occurs subsequent. 3 cheers for narrative.' New Statesman
'A excellent novelistic scenario, starkly labored out because it will be in actual life... i used to be intensely involved for the fortunes of those people.' Elizabeth Jenkins, Kaleidoscope (BBC)
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A Marriage of Convenience (Faber Finds) by Tim Jeal